If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Benedict College's 833 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Benedict College's Retention and Graduation Rates Applicable to You?
Having a better understanding of retention and graduation rates will help you make an informed decision about your education. Retention Rates let you know how many first year students come back for their sophomore year. The graduation rate will tell you how long it takes the average student to complete their degree. We consider the "on-time" graduation rate for a bachelor's degree to be four years, but colleges report their "overall" graduation rate at six years.
If you want to graduate within four years, be sure to check out Benedict College's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Benedict College Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 62.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Benedict College has freshman retention rates below the national average of 71.2%.
- When you attend a school that is high quality and a good fit for you, it is more likely you'll return for another year.Read more about why retention is so important.
- How many students make it past freshman year? You might be surprised at the answer.
Graduation Rates for Benedict College: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Benedict College.
Out of the 2,465 undergraduate students at Benedict College, 656 (about 27%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Benedict College may reflect other priorities such as providing education for "returning" or "part-time" students. The following data should be discounted accordingly.
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Benedict College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 13.6% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Benedict College on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 26.8% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Benedict College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 40.9%. With an actual rate that is 14.2% lower than expected, Benedict College is among the worst performing schools nationally when it comes to graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
73.2% of students at Benedict College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?